Exceptional Athlete Bid Qualification

USASF Exceptional AthletesAny U.S. CheerABILITIES teams that would like to receive a bid to perform/exhibition in the CheerABILITIES division at The Cheerleading World Championship in 2023 may submit a video for qualification. Up to five CheerABILITIES teams (limited to one team per club) are selected to receive At-Large bids. The number of participants that performed on the competition floor in the video at the qualifying event may not be exceeded by the number of participants performing on The Cheerleading Worlds floors.

Age Requirements
At the 2023 Cheerleading Worlds, the athlete must be at least 5+ years old, with the birth year of 2017 or before, and no maximum age requirement.

Credentials Required for Eligibility –
CHEER ONLY
At least one coach must be credentialed to Level 2 in both building and tumbling or one in each category to be eligible to receive a bid. Contact your Regional Director for more information.

Bid Acceptance
Bid winners must accept the bid via their member portal within 48 hours of receiving it. Any At-Large bid not accepted may be transferred to an alternate team at USASF’s discretion.

Video Submission Requirements
Teams may submit an unedited performance from a USASF Event Producer member’s in-person sanctioned competition.

Deadline for online form/video submissions: March 13, 2023, at Noon EST.

Evaluation Process
Teams submitting a video for a bid will be evaluated using the USASF CheerABILITIES score sheet, which is located in the USASF Member Resources. To access the score sheet, log into your Coach Profile. At the top right under your name, click the dropdown menu, select Visit Member Resources > Resources > Exceptional Athletes.

Entry Fee
Entry fee is $50 per routine submission. You may submit as many routines as you like; however, only one team per club can earn a bid.

Selected teams receiving At-Large bids and all scores will be announced on the USASF website on March 17, 2023.

How to Qualify
Click the link below to complete the entry form, provide payment, and upload a link to your video. Be sure your video link is operable!